After completing a photo session with a client late this afternoon, I stepped over to the side of the road to look at the ornate landscaping.
A rod iron fence was separating the road from the grassy lake area below.
Admiring the lush, red flowers before me, I photographed them up close.
As I looked down the road, I realized that the flowers were not only in front of me, but they lined the pavement as far as I could see.
If I traveled down the road a little farther, I’d still be graced with the beauty of the delicate red petals.
Psalm 136:26 reminds us to–
“Give thanks to the God of heaven, for his steadfast love endures forever.”
No matter how long our journey is, God will love us the entire time.
Even though I couldn’t see it, I knew there had to be an end to all those flowers blooming along the road.
At some point, they would cease to adorn it.
God’s love isn’t like that.
It endures forever.
It endures forever as far as we can see with our incredibly limited understanding, plus on and on with a divine steadfastness we cannot fully comprehend.
If things are difficult for you right now, why not take a moment to visualize God’s love for you.
It’s right there in front of you, and if you look up, you’ll see that His love will be there to greet you with each new step that you make.
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